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ABS/MBS Market

Every week, Asset-Backed Alert delivers the earliest word on money-making plays emerging from the evolving securitization business, including the worldwide markets for ABS, MBS and CLOs.

Selections from Recent Issues


Buy-Side Team Breaking With Credit Suisse

The managers of a $2.5 billion hedge fund are spinning off from Credit Suisse Asset Management.

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Aircraft Lessor Developing Issuance Program

Airborne Capital plans to tap the asset-backed bond market to fund a joint venture that leases jets to airlines.

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STS Labels Suddenly Imminent in Europe

Designations for “simple, transparent and standardized” securitizations in Europe could be around the corner.

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Downgrade Threat Spooks CLO Professionals

Buyers and issuers of collateralized loan obligations are expressing increasing nervousness about the possibility of downgrades within the deals’...

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Hunt Staffers Turn Down Positions at Brean

A large number of Hunt Financial Securities’ employees won’t move to Brean Capital.

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Freddie Alum Targets Distressed Mortgages

A mortgage-market veteran who most recently oversaw Freddie Mac’s holdings of distressed home loans and pre-credit-crisis mortgage bonds has opened...

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Angel Oak Seeks Capital for MBS Vehicle

Angel Oak Capital is marketing a fund that would buy slices of its own mortgage securitizations — a sure sign the lender plans to ramp up...

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Structured-Product Hedge Funds On a Roll

Hedge funds that invest in structured products were largely profitable amid the financial market’s October carnage, which punished equity funds and...

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Redwood Gearing Up for PACE Initiative

Redwood Trust is exploring the possibility of writing and securitizing Property Assessed Clean Energy loans.

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Bill Sparks Talk of Airport-Receivable Bonds

Securitization could help finance the privatization of airports across the U.S.

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CLO Refis Swing Back Toward Short Terms

Collateralized loan obligation issuers are suddenly favoring short-term refinancings.

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BofA Sale Points to Shift in MBS Sentiment

The sale of a mortgage-bond portfolio by Bank of America could point to an increased willingness by large banks to issue new deals in the sector.

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